FIJI NEWS
June 11, 2009 12:00:00 AM
  Follow @ Twitter
A Fijian soldier, shot dead in Afghanistan while serving under the British Army, will be laid to rest today at his mother’s village in Nakaile, Tailevu.

The family of Fusilier Petero Suesue confirm that a military funeral will be done for Petero.

Suesue’s body arrived in Fiji yesterday, escorted by British Army officials.

Members of Suesue’s regiment also accompanied his body to his Natogadravu village.
Suesue, 29, joined the British Army in 2002.

He was stationed with the 2nd Battalion, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, at the time he was shot near Sangin in Helmand province, Afghanistan on Friday May 22, 2009.

He is the third Fijian serving in the British Amy to be killed in Afghanistan.

YOU'RE MINE


PREVIOUS STORY
Devalued Fijian dollar attracts Cooks
NEXT STORY
Pregnant Spanish 'man' suffers miscarriage

Post a Comment
Bookmark and Share

 


Posted Comments
No comments, but you can post the first comment!
   





Should all voter education materials be sanctioned?
 Yes
 No


Poll Results: Current | Previous

Should all voter education materials be sanctioned?
Yes
 85%
No
 15%



More Polls
Press Esc to close this window
BUSINESS
PAYE lodgement extended till month endLodgement of Pay As You Earn (PAYE) final electronic monthly summaries has been extended till the end of the month.
SPORTS
Rewa suffers loss in Sanatan openerDefending Sanatan Inter District Champion Rewa suffered a 5-2 loss at the hands of a star-studded Cuvu oufit in its opening match at Prince Charles Park today.
WORLD
'Green'-tinted SUVs at Seoul Motor ShowGas-guzzling SUVs, eco-friendly electric cars and the odd brave attempt to marry the selling points of both are taking centre stage at the biennial Seoul Motor Show.
ENTERTAINMENT
Sam Smithís debut In The Lonely Hour out in MayBRIT and BBC Sound Poll winner Sam Smithís debut album In The Lonely Hour is out on May 23.
HEALTH/FITNESS
Clean-up day to curb dengue outbreakFiji's Ministry of Health has declared a clean-up day next Thursday for residents in the central division as it ups the tempo against a dengue fever outbreak currently experienced in the country.
NEWS SPORTS INFOTAINMENT SERVICES MOBILE EXTRA HOT TOPICS